Magdalena Popowska

Summary

Affiliation: Warsaw University
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. pmc Broad-host-range IncP-1 plasmids and their resistance potential
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw Warsaw, Poland
    Front Microbiol 4:44. 2013
  2. pmc N-acetylglucosamine-6-phosphate deacetylase (NagA) of Listeria monocytogenes EGD, an essential enzyme for the metabolism and recycling of amino sugars
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Poland
    Arch Microbiol 194:255-68. 2012
  3. pmc Influence of soil use on prevalence of tetracycline, streptomycin, and erythromycin resistance and associated resistance genes
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:1434-43. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of environmental contamination with antibiotics on levels of resistance in soil bacteria
    Magdalena Popowska
    Dep of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, Univ of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    J Environ Qual 39:1679-87. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of the wall-associated de-N-acetylase (PgdA) of Listeria monocytogenes results in greater susceptibility of the cells to induced autolysis
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 19:932-45. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from dairy products and frozen vegetables to antibiotics inhibiting murein synthesis and to disinfectants
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 55:279-88. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes protein Lmo0327 with murein hydrolase activity
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Arch Microbiol 186:69-86. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Murein-hydrolyzing activity of flagellin FlaA of Listeria monocytogenes
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Bacterial Physiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 53:237-41. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the peptidoglycan hydrolases of Listeria monocytogenes: multiple enzymes with multiple functions
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Bacterial Physiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 53:29-34. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Classes and functions of Listeria monocytogenes surface proteins
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Bacterial Physiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 53:75-88. 2004

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Broad-host-range IncP-1 plasmids and their resistance potential
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw Warsaw, Poland
    Front Microbiol 4:44. 2013
    ..Future studies are required to determine the level of risk of the spread of resistance genes located on these plasmids...
  2. pmc N-acetylglucosamine-6-phosphate deacetylase (NagA) of Listeria monocytogenes EGD, an essential enzyme for the metabolism and recycling of amino sugars
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warsaw, Poland
    Arch Microbiol 194:255-68. 2012
    ..monocytogenes is required for cell wall peptidoglycan and teichoic acid biosynthesis and is also essential for bacterial cell growth, cell division, and sensitivity to cell wall hydrolases and peptide antibiotics...
  3. pmc Influence of soil use on prevalence of tetracycline, streptomycin, and erythromycin resistance and associated resistance genes
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 56:1434-43. 2012
    ..Non-manure-amended soils yielded larger proportions of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, but these had lower MICs, carried fewer antibiotic resistance genes, and did not display multidrug resistance (MDR)...
  4. ncbi request reprint The impact of environmental contamination with antibiotics on levels of resistance in soil bacteria
    Magdalena Popowska
    Dep of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, Univ of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    J Environ Qual 39:1679-87. 2010
    ..The strains most resistant to tetracycline were isolated from agricultural soil that is constantly subjected to tetracycline pressure from animal manures and biosolids. Among resistant strains, opportunistic pathogens were identified...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inactivation of the wall-associated de-N-acetylase (PgdA) of Listeria monocytogenes results in greater susceptibility of the cells to induced autolysis
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    J Microbiol Biotechnol 19:932-45. 2009
    ..The pgdA mutant was also slightly more susceptible than the wild-type strain to the action of certain beta-lactam antibiotics. Our results indicate that protein PgdA plays a protective physiological role for listerial cells...
  6. ncbi request reprint Susceptibility of Listeria monocytogenes strains isolated from dairy products and frozen vegetables to antibiotics inhibiting murein synthesis and to disinfectants
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University, Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 55:279-88. 2006
    ..The occurrence in food products of strains with increased resistance to ampicillin is disquieting, especially since 3-lactams are the most frequent antibiotic of choice in the therapy of infections caused by the pathogen...
  7. ncbi request reprint Characterization of Listeria monocytogenes protein Lmo0327 with murein hydrolase activity
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of General Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Arch Microbiol 186:69-86. 2006
    ..The enzyme, which we have shown to have murein-hydrolysing activity, plays a role in cell separation and murein turnover...
  8. ncbi request reprint Murein-hydrolyzing activity of flagellin FlaA of Listeria monocytogenes
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Bacterial Physiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 53:237-41. 2004
    ..Peptidoglycan hydrolysing activity of FlaA purified by FPLC on Mono-S Sepharose against labelled Escherichia coli murein was demonstrated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the peptidoglycan hydrolases of Listeria monocytogenes: multiple enzymes with multiple functions
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Bacterial Physiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 53:29-34. 2004
    ..We have recently identified a putative sixth listerial peptidoglycan-degrading enzyme, which has surprisingly been identified as FlaA, a flagellar protein of L. monocytogenes...
  10. ncbi request reprint Classes and functions of Listeria monocytogenes surface proteins
    Magdalena Popowska
    Department of Bacterial Physiology, Institute of Microbiology, Warsaw University Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 53:75-88. 2004
    ..The ability of this pathogen to multiply in various environments as well as the possibility of its interaction with many kinds of eukaryotic cells is, in fact, made possible by the large number of surface proteins...
  11. doi request reprint Oleanolic acid and ursolic acid affect peptidoglycan metabolism in Listeria monocytogenes
    Anna Kurek
    Department of Bacterial Genetics, Institute of Microbiology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 97:61-8. 2010
    ..These results suggest that peptidoglycan metabolism is a cellular target of oleanolic and ursolic acids...
  12. pmc Re-evaluation of the significance of penicillin binding protein 3 in the susceptibility of Listeria monocytogenes to β-lactam antibiotics
    Agata Krawczyk-Balska
    Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, University of Warsaw, Miecznikowa 1, 02 096 Warsaw, Poland
    BMC Microbiol 12:57. 2012
    ..However, studies examining the effects of mutations in genes encoding known and putative L. monocytogenes PBPs have demonstrated that inactivation of lmo1438 does not affect sensitivity to β-lactams...
  13. ncbi request reprint Analysis of the murein of a Listeria monocytogenes EGD mutant lacking functional penicillin binding protein 5 (PBP5)
    Dorota Korsak
    Department of General Microbiology, Faculty of Biology, Warsaw University, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 54:339-42. 2005
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  14. doi request reprint The surface protein Lmo1941 with LysM domain influences cell wall structure and susceptibility of Listeria monocytogenes to cephalosporins
    Agata Krawczyk-Balska
    Faculty of Biology, Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 357:175-83. 2014
    ..These results indicate that the surface protein Lmo1941 affects peptidoglycan composition and cell wall structure of L. monocytogenes in the stationary phase of growth. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint An update on some structural aspects of the mighty miniwall
    Zdzisław Markiewicz
    Department of Applied Microbiology, Institute of Microbiology, Poland
    Pol J Microbiol 60:181-6. 2011
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